Lauren Caisley, Emily Wilding Davison's first cousin three times removed, says the suffragette is a huge inspiration to her.
Penni Blythe-Jones is the Director of the Emily Inspires project, which promotes the life of suffragette Emily Wilding Davison.
Geoffrey Davison is Emily Wilding Davison's great nephew. He travelled from Sydney, Australia, to the region so he could take part in the celebrations of her life, 100 years on.
Hundreds marched through Morpeth in Northumberland to celebrate the life of Emily Wilding Davison, buried in the town a hundred years ago. Emily Davison died after stepping in front of the King's horse at the Epsom Derby in 1913.
Events will be held this weekend to mark the 100th anniversary of the funeral of Emily Wilding Davison.
The suffragette died in 1913, a few days after stepping onto the racecourse at Epsom. She was hit by the king's horse.
Emily's family was from Northumberland. Between 13th and 15th June, a series of centenary events will be held in and around Morpeth to remember a woman who fought for the vote.
On Saturday, a commemorative procession will take place between Morpeth railway station and St Mary's Church; the route of her funeral cortege.
Emily's relatives are travelling to Northumberland from around the world to take part.
Newcastle hosted a rowdy group of suffragettes who were confronted by a mob of anti-women's rights campaigners to mark the 100th anniversary of the death of the famous Morpeth activist Emily Davison. It was staged by Beamish museum, to raise awareness of the part she played in history.